“We’ve got a propaganda machine going. After we were involved in this film 180 Degrees South [a 2010 documentary retracing Chouinard’s 1968 journey from Ventura, California, to Patagonia, Chile] and then DamNation [Patagonia’s 2014 movie about the damage dams can do], we realized the power that we have in film. I had no idea. With DamNation, we got the whole Obama administration to rethink hydropower. They no longer considered it green energy. Now it’s back, of course, with Trump, but that was it; they said hydropower is not green energy, and that was as a result of our film. We recognize that people make decisions based on emotion, and the best way to elicit emotion is through film. It’s not through books or catalogs or speeches. So we’re in the film business. We’re working on 10 films at a time these days. Some of them don’t make a cent. But that’s not the purpose.” … [Read more...] about Patagonia’s new film celebrates activists fighting urban oil drilling in L.A.
Los angeles times
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently revealed a set of photographs that show the melting of Antarctica’s snow early in February. The American space agency also recorded ‘the hottest temperature of the year’ in the continent. … [Read more...] about NASA records ‘hottest temperature’ in Antarctica, shows shocking images of snow caps melting
“When I go to see investors, partners, or business people in Vietnam—and Asia—I don’t really share that I’m a digital nomad because it’s not a well-known concept here, and people wouldn’t take you seriously if you say you don’t have an actual office and a team sitting in the office,” she says. “I want to prove to people that we’re doing serious work.” … [Read more...] about The remote working revolution is coming to Southeast Asia